Tally Family History

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Tally Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Talley. Irish (County Longford): occasionally a variant of Tully. French: occupational name from a variant of Old French tailleur, an agent derivative of tailler ‘to cut’, hence an occupational name for a tailor or stonecutter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mally, Lally, Tilly, Talty, Talley, Ally, Dally, Staley, Tully, Gall

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Tally Family Origin

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Tally Family Occupations

What did your Tally ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tally. 78% of Tally men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Tally women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tally were Cultivateur and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tally Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Tally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tally census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tally. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Tally. For the veterans among your Tally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tally Life Expectancy

What is the average Tally lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Tally in 1946 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tally

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tally ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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